Sen. Elizabeth Warren faced direct challenges from several of the 11 other candidates onstage, who took her on over her policies, her fitness to serve as commander in chief and her willingness to question the motives of Democrats who support less transformational ideas.
Polling finds that support for an impeachment inquiry has grown since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the start of the investigation last month following a whistleblower complaint. But what those numbers don’t show is the sense of fatigue about the topic among some Americans.
Republican mayoral candidate Jim Merritt announced Thursday that he would ask Bill Benjamin, a former Democratic candidate for Marion County Sheriff and former IMPD deputy chief, to serve as the head of the IMPD because “the issues are bigger than party.”
In a statement, Beth Henderson said she’s running because she cares about the district and wants to be a voice for its residents in Washington, D.C.
Steve Braun, a former commissioner of the Indiana Department of Workforce Development and brother of U.S. Sen. Mike Braun, said he was “frustrated and disappointed to have to suspend my campaign at this critical juncture.”
Several Democrats told IBJ that party leaders have recently removed precinct committeemen and women who would have supported a candidate for prosecutor that isn’t backed by Mayor Joe Hogsett. The precinct committeemen and women will meet in a caucus Saturday to choose Curry’s successor.
Vice President Mike Pence stumped for President Trump’s proposed deal with Mexico and Canada during a rally Thursday at McAllister Machinery on the city’s southeast side.
Democratic incumbent Joe Hogsett and Republican state Sen. Jim Merritt participated in a discussion about homelessness at the Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention annual fundraiser and awards presentation on Wednesday evening and were asked about what they would each do to improve the homelessness situation in Indianapolis.
City development officials had concerns about the design of the brewpub’s proposed second location. Also this week: BrewDog, The District Tap, Nightmare on Edgewood
Braun, who lives in Zionsville, filed paperwork making his candidacy official, but he did not make a formal announcement or agree to media interviews. He is expected to kick off his campaign after Labor Day.
The new venture replaces another Mexican restaurant at the site. Also this week: Steak n Shake, Rise ‘n Roll Bakery, Hitherto Coffee & Gaming Parlour and BoxLunch.
A state representative who posted nooses under a Facebook story about a black man pleading guilty to rape is drawing criticism for using racist imagery.
Macer, who had been considering a bid for governor, has served as a state lawmaker since 2013, and works as the community relations manager and clinical liaison at Northwest Healthcare Center.
At issue is the Marion County Election Board’s decision to disqualify 1,115 signatures because the addresses listed by eligible voters on a petition did not match their official registered addresses.
The Carmel philanthropist says it starts by activating young voters, which is why she recently gave a significant donation to Indiana Young Democrats to help the group bring the Young Democrats of America National Convention to Indianapolis.